Portfolio Tag: Tennis

Tale of Two Champions

Two legendary rivals Ivan Lendl vs John McEnroe set against the backdrop of Forest Hills. Theirs was one of the greatest tennis rivalries in the open era: John McEnroe best-known for his legendary temper and exceptional serve-and-volley, and Lendl, famous for his ice-cold expression and heavy baseline hits, faced each other on dozens of occasions and…
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Three Times a Champion

The U.S. Open developed from one of the oldest tennis championships in the world: the U.S. National Championship, which was established in 1881 as a national men’s singles and doubles competition. The tournament was open only to clubs that were members of the U.S. National Lawn Tennis Association (USLTA; now the USTA). The event expanded to…
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US Open: Tennis Made in America

The United States Open Tennis Championships  is a hardcourt tennis tournament which is the modern iteration of one of the oldest tennis championships in the world, the US National Championship for which men's singles was first contested in 1881. Since 1987, the US Open has been chronologically the fourth and final tennis major comprising the Grand Slam each year;…
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